Bob Stefanowski Reacts to Cos Cob; Rants (HR 3 - 9/1/22)
Todd opens the hour joined by GOP Gubernatorial candidate; Bob Stefanowski, to share his perspective on the Veritas report on Cos Cob elementary, and the political bias that we continually see throughout the state. Todd then takes calls, while mixing in some rants to wrap up the show. Tune in 3-6 PM EST weekdays on WTIC NewsTalk 1080; or on the Audacy app!
Todd is joined by GOP Gubernatorial Candidate; Bob Stefanowski to expand on his perspective as election season ramps up, as well as take questions from voters on how to attack Lamont, what he can do to fix his core issues, and more! Tune in from 3-6 PM EST weekdays on WTIC NewsTalk 1080; or on the Audacy app!
Boroughs & Burbs #40 Candidate Bob Stefanowski: Critical Issues for Connecticut's Real Estate Economy
Engel & Cabrera Present Boroughs & 'Burbs, the Real Estate Review
Bob Stefanowski Gets Real with Realtors Connecticut's housing market is way out of balance from Greenwich to Bridgeport. We had a very frank, LIVE zoom conversation with quite possibly the next Governor of Connecticut on the critical issues that affect our ability to be competitive, and ultimately play out in our housing market. We list 10 questions below we'll ask Bob on tax policy, transportation, school-choice, crime, state-vs-local control & how he would have handled the pandemic response. Use the Meeting ID: http://zoom.us/j/92135931351 Or, binge watch all 40 shows on Youtube. Subscribe now: http://bit.ly/399yevL The 2018 election between Gov. Ned Lamont and Republican challenger Bob Stefanowski, who is again seeking his party’s nomination for governor, was close — 49.4 percent to 46.2 percent. For a state seen as solidly blue in national elections, Connecticut has had Republican governors in 16 of the last 27 years. Note, Connecticut's last three governors all lost an election before they won. So, thinking this might be the next leader of Connecticut we wanted to talk to Bob about the following: 1. You only narrowly lost four years ago. Recently you said, “I’m going to be a much better candidate this time.” What did you mean? 2. Connecticut has some of the highest cost of living in the country. You want to build a “better, more affordable Connecticut”. How can Connecticut do a better job with affordability generally, and making housing more affordable in particular? 3. Some say Governor Lamont went too far with mask mandates (and 7 extensions of executive powers). Was this necessary? How would you have led the State through the pandemic? 4. The commute to New York is not as important to homebuyers as it was a few years ago. Many more people work at least part of the time from home, easing the congestion on i-95 and the Merritt. Can it continue and what does this mean for the future of Connecticut? 5. Realtors will tell you that this shift away from commute-based work is benefitting Connecticut's real estate industry. People can consider homes further away from Manhattan and they considered a lot more towns in their home search. How can Connecticut capitalize on the new normal?6. For the moment we have a budget surplus. Governor Lamont says he wants to use the surplus to temporarily lower personal property taxes. What would be your plan? 7. Energy – Connecticut is paying some of the highest electricity rates in the country. What can we do to solve our energy problem? 8. Schools – Any Realtor will tell you that Fairfield County schools are one of our most important assets. We draw homebuyers out of New York because we invest in great schools and schools in turn support our property values. Talk about the role of education in Connecticut’s future. 9. What can we do to attract new business to Connecticut? Is there a particular industry Connecticut should be courting? 10. Infrastructure. What kinds of infrastructure investment must we make for Connecticut to compete in the 21st century? Roberto Cabrera - With 20 years of experience, I have been recognized throughout the industry for achieving outstanding results: Ranked nationally by REAL Trends as one of "America's Best Real Estate Agents” for avg. sales price of $4.350M. Sold a single family Townhouse faster than any other on the Upper West Side over $10M. John Engel - John Engel is a consistently top-producing agent in Fairfield County, Connecticut. John recently won the 2019 Realtor of the Year Award in New Canaan. In addition to hosting this podcast on the market each week, John Engel produces an easy-to-understand and in-depth monthly market analysis called the Market Report for the 16 towns of lower Fairfield County.
Bob Stefanowski; Red Jahncke Joins Todd (HR 2- 11/5/21)
Todd is joined by Bob Stefanowski to speak on his thoughts following the narratives in politics as the election results from Tuesday continue to settle locally and nationally. Todd and Bob also break down the pandering seen from the executive branch of CT state government. Todd is then joined by Red Jahncke to speak on the political repercussions for democrats not only locally, but also nationally following the incompet leadership as we move into a post-pandemic world. Check out the latest from Red at The-Red-Line.com. Tune in weekdays 2-6 PM EST on WTIC Newstalk 1080 ;or on the new Audacy app!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rant Hour; Bob Stefanowski Joins Todd (HR 4 - 10/14/21)
Todd takes some live callers on energy and the debate around the topic before diving into the rants, regarding the Biden CT visit, the Flu, CT safety, and more. Todd reacts to the daily calls, and shares his thoughts on the quick thoughts from listeners. Then, Michael Liebowitz joins Todd to share some news on the prison systems in CT, and the continued mismanagement of Osborn Correctional Institute, and ties it into the public focus. Before Bob Stefanowski joins Todd to round out the show and speak on CT politics, specifically on the Biden visit to CT, as well as the issue with the handouts that now seem commonplace. Tune on weekdays 2-6 PM EST on WTIC Newstalk 1080 ;or on the new Audacy app!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lucas Johnson; Bob Stefanowski Join Todd (HR 3 - 10/4/21)
Todd opens the hour joined by high school activist Lucas Johnson, who organized an anti mask rally at his school with fellow students, as he continues to push for students rights. Lucas even speaks on the difference of respect when it comes to disagreements on this subject with fellow students. Then, Bob Stefanowski joins Todd to speak on the state of CT crime and political flaws, as the issues continue to pile up as Lamont and company paint a pretty picture for their base. Tune on weekdays 2-6 PM EST on WTIC Newstalk 1080 ;or on the new Audacy app!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rant Hour; Bob Stefanowski Joins Todd (HR 4 - 9/27/21)
To open the Rant Hour; Todd is first joined by CT Reps Kimberly Fiorello & Anne Dauphinais to report on the extension of Ned Lamont’s executive powers, reporting 10 democrats voted against Lamont on top of every CT GOP member. Todd then plays the rants with topics ranging from Lamont, to Biden, and more. Todd then rounds out the hour joined by Bob Stefanowski to speak on the extension of Ned Lamont’s executive powers; and the ramifications of this moving forward toward the next election. Tune on weekdays 2-6 PM EST on WTIC Newstalk 1080 ;or on the new Audacy app!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.